Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley has announced the appointment of Terri H. Mozingo as chief academic officer. Mozingo most recently served as assistant superintendent, research and accountability, for the Durham Public School District in Durham, North Carolina, where she has worked since 2004.
“We welcome Dr. Mozingo’s rich leadership skills and proven knowledge regarding so many crucial education topics, from strategic plan design and implementation to school improvement initiatives,” Dr. Crawley said.
Mozingo said the division-wide commitment to ensuring that every student achieves academic success drew her to ACPS. She also views strong community support as a positive in helping the division meet its commitment to become a high-performing school division.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to join ACPS and to build upon the current work that has been done,” Mozingo said. “I pledge to listen, learn, lead and roll up my sleeves and work so that every student achieves success!
Mozingo earned a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Science from Fayetteville State University. Prior to her most recent position with the Durham Public School District, Mozingo served as the division’s area superintendent for middle school curriculum, instruction and school improvement, Academic Services; and chief academic officer, associate superintendent and assistant superintendent for secondary curriculum and instruction for the Instructional Services Division.
Her honors include the 2013 North Carolina Middle School Association’s Central Region Central Office Administrator to Watch recognition and 2009 North Carolina Association of Educators Excellence in Equity Award. Mozingo, who will join ACPS Friday, Aug. 1, replaces GwenCarol Holmes, who left ACPS to serve as superintendent for the Blaine County School District in Hailey, Idaho.